Creating a School Website
A school website is an excellent way to provide information for parents, students, and constituents. Janine Lim addresses reasons for creating a web site, examples of what to include, and design and technical suggestions. Topics include: Why create a web site; Issues to Consider; Time Investment; Thoughts on Design; Hosting the School Web Page.
Five Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads - And How To Correct Them
While there are many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, common mistakes often cripple the success of ipad initiatives. Consider these common challenges to avoid making the same mistakes.
Guidebook for Developing an Effective Instructional Technology Plan
One of the better and more popular guides on the Internet. Available free by downloading PDF files.
How to Comply With The Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule
It is highly recommended that all Adventist schools comply with standards outlined by the USA Federal Trade Commission's COPPA privacy policies. This website provides an introduction to COPPA, and information about how to comply for business, and what to check as parents and educators.
National Center for Technology Planning
The National Center for Technology Planning (NCTP) is a clearinghouse for the exchange of many types of information related to technology planning.
Sample NAD School Technology Plans
This collection of technology plans represent samples and templates that may be adopted to meet the needs of individual Adventist schools in North America.
Six Ways to Make Technology Last
Grade 1-Grade 12
It is difficult to stay abreast of the constantly advancing wave of technology. This article gives advice on how to know what products to buy, and when to buy them.
Taking Charge of Change
This article from the technology issue of JAE discusses how Virgil Hauselt Memorial Christian School changed from an average junior academy to a model tech school in California.
Technology Planning - A Guide for School Boards
Every Adventist school needs to have a technology plan that is supported by its governing board, administration, and teaching staff. To ensure successful use of technology in the classroom, school boards should follow five basic steps: Visioning, Planning, Modeling, Funding, and Training.
What We Can Learn from Video Games - Classroom Application
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation will help teachers understand how game players develop effective social practices and skills in navigating complex systems, and how those skills can support learning in other complex domains.